Monkey Park Iwatayama, Kyoto

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Get an up-close look at Japanese macaques at Monkey Park Iwatayama, a forested area providing a home to a large troop of native primates. You'll be able to observe the monkeys from the safety of a caged viewing area, but be sure to follow posted instructions to avoid potentially dangerous encounters within unfenced spots. In addition to the monkeys, you'll find that the park features a sweeping view over the nearby city. By using our Kyoto itinerary planning website , you can arrange your visit to Monkey Park Iwatayama and other attractions in Kyoto.
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  • The hike up took us at least 25 minutes with stopping at every bench to catch my breath. It’s very steep, rough terrain, slippy mud. Definitely not suitable for a stroller and a sign says you can’t br...  more »
  • About a 15-20 min hike to the top of the hill which is a little physically demanding and around 600 yen if I recalled correctly. You can buy a small packet of banana/peanut or apple slices to feed the...  more »
  • I learned a lot in this trip. I learned that the monkeys get intimidated by looking them in the eye, when you're hunched over, and when you smile/ show your teeth. The guides made us very aware of thi...  more »
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